In a jobs that involve a lot of interaction with the public, such as teaching, having employees express political views online can be a liability. On the other hand, many employees would resent having a boss tell them what they can and cannot talk about on their own time.

Is censoring employees' political views on their blogs reasonable?

  • No. Their lives outside of the office are their lives. As long as they don't divulge comapny secrets, it isn't the company's business. (40%, 6 Votes)
  • While I would never ask an employee to stop blogging, I would terminate his butt if his public views were so objectionable to me that they might hurt my business. (33%, 5 Votes)
  • Censorship would only be reasonable in extreme cases. (20%, 3 Votes)
  • Yes. Politics are too sensitive to risk having employees alienate customers. (7%, 1 Votes)
  • Absolutely. I'm the one who pays the bills. If they work for me, I can censor their blogs however I please. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 15

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